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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the city. >> just makes me feel terrible about what's happening in oakland. >> matthew, like many in oakland believe the city has seen enough violence and protests. >> there is÷úzeez a lot of great things happening. >> this took a back seat. he woke up to learn city hall had been the target of protestors intent on causing damage. >> when there are people breaking glass and destroying property it takes away frop exciting things happening oakland.ym >> there is an employ each is $20,000. demonstrators broke 12. this atm on the end of a raid. there is no match for the force. police say 200 used bricks and pipes to smash and crash through downtown. this time, vandals added something new to theirxd arsenal. paint. íç thick goog# y hall. íç thick goog# y policeç have been criticized for response to protests and has been under a microscope since the threat of a possible federal take over.eij-with no wo arrests. >> we don't feel we can approach the crowd of too. and without the officers getting hurt and also, innocent civilians, then, we have to take a wait and watch situation. >> p
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
slamming into coastal areas. here's a live picture from atlantic city, new jersey. the water there off to the left where it's dark. you can see at the camera jumping around because of the winds out there. now, officials have been telling residents, sandy is a life-threatening event and have been urging people to move inland. some things you can't move. sandy swamped boats tied up on docks and is flooding highways and inland areas. forecasters warn sandy could affect 50 million people before she is done. leigh glaser has been tracking hurricane sandy on live doppler 7hd. leigh? >> leigh: very, very serious, dangerous storm system, not only because you have the hurricane coming onshore but an area of low pressure developing to in the north and east, and that's going to sweep in, causing this to become a super storm. live doppler 7hd, you see the actual -- it's not really a well-defined eye but you can see the counterclockwise spin of the system. the width of this storm, incredible, at over 500 miles there, and as we go ahead and take another look at this system, right now over 200 miles sou
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
scene of the crime police say was not random. the couple was targeted and now, the city is offering a $10,000 reward for information that could solve what is considered a quadruple murder. lease say they do have some ideas, some theories in this case but need more information. >> we want to solve it for them and for the community as well. it's a very important case. >> the families say they're grateful this case is being actively pursued. >> we need to reach out to one another. and the youth needs to stop the killings. you know? we need to come together as a community. >> police have established a 24 hour hot line 1-800-488-9383. >> we have new information about a woman found dead inside of a burning home last week. the sheriff's office identified the victim as this woman, barbara, the girlfriend of a san francisco fire fighter, investigators say is he not a suspect. instead they're looking for this man, they say he brutally assaulted the victim, then set the house on fire. authorities say the killer took items then fled in the 2006 volvo, suv that was found abandoned. >> apple unveil
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
during mayor, ushering the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in the city. >> the city is concerned about his safety. >> police officers have provided he extra security. the lieutenant says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out.
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be there by then. the mayor says the city has been quietly working with the 49ers to be the host city. the game will be played at santa clara stadium but all the activities would be focused in san francisco. >>> a sonoma state university student is recovering at a santa rosa hospital after falling from the third floor of his apartment building. it happened at the alleg grow student apartments in beverly park. here's the details. reporter: this white fence was broken when 19-year-old tyler glen fell three stories. his fall was captured on surveillance video we were able to watch. apartment managers did not let us use the video on air but helped the police determine what happened. >> at one point in the video, a dark subject that evidently fell, broke the railing here, and landed basically where we're standing right now. >> police believe the sonoma state college student was hanging from who pieces of wooden rail that came loose from the third floor. police say alcohol was involved. >> the
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
city streets. they began at third street in the bay view district, ending on the embarcadero. police say they recovered a gun at 17th and mission. the suspect threw it from the car window. >> police in san rafael today released video of a snatch and grab errorry in a jewelry store. we'll show you, you can see the thief look at watches. he'll run out of the door and the video is from one of the from gold rush jewelers. witnesses say the woman took off. >> former senator george mitchell went through talks over the pipeline explosion. mitchell, won the nobel prize for bringing peace to northern ireland was chosen by the public utilities commission to mediate with pg&e. consumer advocates who are also involved in talks raised objections after learning pg&e received advanced notice from the p.u.c. of mitchell's selection. his law firm represented an insurance company at fault in the case. talks my resume without a mediator. >> interest there was no repeat in oakland of the violent occupy protests from last year. last night a few hundred demonstrators took to the streets around dow
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
behind me saying it's symbolic of the city's rebirth. >> we're on the upswing. oakland is on the rise. >> oakland mayor stood with other leaders to celebrate what she called a renaissance of her city's downtown including restoration of frank ogawa plaza. >> there are at least 30 businesses planned and retail that we're talking to that we're hoping will be able to accomplish within the next year. >> this is what frank ogawa looked like one year ago. police moved in to dismantle the encampment many city leaders supported. now, the grass has been receded and leaders say downtown has rebounded from occupy and an economy leaving many businesses suffering. >> what happened in the past, we all regret. but we're now moving forward. >> thursday, some in in the community planned to gather and later, marched to police headquarters. then, they promised to return to the plaza and retake it. at least for one night. >> there is that few percentage taking it to, you know, a more inappropriate level. i respect them to have their opinion, and to, you know, demonstrate what they want to demonstrate
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
major sort. -- sport. city leaders expect to hear from the national football league about whether the city is in the running to host super bowl. the game played in santa clara. seems like san francisco would get much of the glowery. we're live in santa clara with the story. hi, carolyn. >> this stadium will be ready to roll by 2014. that means that it would meet the nfl requirement that a team play two seasons before it's eligible for a super bowl. sanlta clara building stadium. trying to persuade nfl to award a super bowl in 2016 or 17. >> we would like to make this possibility very unique for the city and right now where he have to get the nod from the nfl first. >> just like the team, san francisco will be competing against other nfl franchises. because the league likes shiny new stadiums, this venue might be on the short list. as the host city, san francisco's hotels, restaurants and tourist hot spots would be filled. >> we know in cities like new orleans and new york, others who have hosted super bowls, they mean something in between 300 to $500 million in economic impacts for th
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a protective order but does get back pay f case you're wondering how much this costs the city attorney and legal fees it's $1.2 million. >> vic, thank you. >> another big day for major league baseball teams, giants stayed alive in their best of five series and there is greggor bronco drk drk -- greggor blanco hs hit a homer. the series tied with a deciding game tomorrow in cincinnati. a's fighting to stay in playoffs. game time is less than 30 minutes from now. we're live at the coliseum. laura? >> there is a's hoping to follow giants lead today. the first pitch will be underway. and fans here are hoping to be a large and loud part of another must win. >> there is where i want everybody to swing those towel autos she hasn't had a chance to rile up a crowd like this in six years. she's making the most of it. >> help me out, help me, help me. >> and before they can get insirkd a's fans were in for another night of cheering on the team. >> who are you rooting for? >> a's. >> they're going to win. >> let's go! >> they may still be down in this series but these folks are confident that coul
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the city's mayor says that praise is appropriate. >> this is a good choice of words describing what happened. someone chose to get involved. >> one of the woman who was held up told me she was terrified. loyal customers say the man did the right thing. >> there is a way to protect himself. he did a good thing, i think. >> police looked at video and investigators say the shooting appears justified. >> there are consequences to actions and this does sometimes end in death. >> the case will be reviewed by the district attorney. >> this is going to be a very busy weekend. coming up next there is a taxi medallions that arrived today just in time to get you around town. >> and i'm spencer christian. special events and activities this weekend will skies be cloudy or blue? i'll answer that in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> and later the california campaign commercial that is being pulled off the air in part because of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
city hall keeping tabs on the hearing. what is the latest? >> the public testimony continues here at city hall and it will undoubtedly continue into evening hours and the supervisors have to vote on whether or not to sustain the suspension of mirkarimi. and it's as complicated as that. the mayor needs nine votes from the 11 supervisors to uphold the suspension, mirkarimi needs three votes to be reinstated. >> this case is about mairl power claiming discretion to charge any elected official in this city with official misconduct. >> the former mayor is among those who spoke in support of mirkarimi. most of those who appeared for for the sus spened sheriff vie never known ross in the time that he has been a father and husband, to ever be negligent of his duty as a husband, provider and a loving father. >> the crowd outnumbed his detractors they were greeted by supporters and waiting crowds grew to about p00 or more, most seemed to be admiredders. he mirkarimi and lopez spoke to us outside. >> i'm happy with all of this support. i hope the mayor and supervisors listen to people becaus
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
counties all come in lower than that. and if you look at individual cities you'll find pockets of severe unemployment in this state. 13%1% in oakland. 16.6% in bay point. 19% in watsonville. >> there is a lot more ahead. when we come back tonight what the president said on comedy sent central about the attack in libya that he wishes he could probably take back. >> and a new battle over womens' vote. >> the underwater discovery that made its >>> president obama catching flak for choice of words on comedy central last night. the president trying to tackle a serious question about the attack on the u.s. conlit in benghazi, libya. >> if four americans get killed it's not optimal. >> right. >> we're going to fix it. >> the mother of one of the victims, sean smith told a blogger quote it's insensitive to say my son is not very optimal. he's also very dead. very not been optimal since he died and the past few weeks have been hell. he died alongside chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador in libya. >> the president may have gained a slight advantage today in several battle ground states. state by sta
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. from the view of sky 7 hd, you can see that about a dozen officers have blocked the entrance to city hall. you can see there are about three dozen protestors in frank ogawa plaza now here live i can tell you that according to various social media sites they've posted a call to action saying they will mark the anniversary of the eviction. >> occupy put economic justice into the main street news. >> they're hoping to do that again. demonstrators planning to take over frank ogawa plaza to mark the anniversary of their eviction and show the movement is alive and well. >> last year occupy changed national style log. a success in that regard. >> but it failed in others. mostly perception. people who lived and worked downtown became frustrated with the tent city. waste, garbage and people living in the plaza caused many to question tactics being used. >> you have tan opportunity to do your protests within reasonable hours. you just can't live in the space. >> and city official as agreed. the mayor and oakland police department have promised to pro test free speech rights. but anything beyon
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
francisco. i'm grateful they called me. my stock went up with my wife and kids. >> the city expects up to a million fans to celebrate amazing feat by the giants. just about every city department is involved. in trying to make it a success. the mayor combined a year of the giants with the year of the dragon. >> this is a paper draggon that just represents the fortune the giants brought to cities. >> the route will be a straight shot down market no side streets for better police enforcement. the players will not vid rid controlly cars. each will have his own convertible. and the riordan high school band will march, rehearsing today which includes party rock anthem. >> right now there is excitement at the school. everybody is jealous of the band right now. >> the guys saying the team did not want to jinx things talking about a parade. within the organization they called it the "p" word. tomorrow it becomes a full-blown parade. >> thank you so much. >> police are not fooling around. anyone and everyone will be arrested. it's a family affair they tell us. police being stern about warnings.
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
festivals. hundreds of thousands of people have flowed into the city. sergio fin can a -- quintana is live with a look. reporter: i was checking out twitter and there's actually a hash tag assigned to this weekend. big bay weekend. and that's in part because some people are estimating that about a million people are in the city because so many things going on. >> blue angels, speeding overhead, are usually the only thing audiences have to pay attention to on fleet week, but today they had competition. >> superspeed. and very loud. >> from marina green, fans of america's cup sailing got a prerace show and then set sail for the latest competition. >> when it's on tv we watch it. but since it was here, we decided, how often is it here so we came. >> sailingsail aerial acrobaticd be plenty for a fun weekend, but keep in mind this is a big bay weekend. here they had some flying for the annual castro fair and even on a busy weekend people drove in. >> everyone said the traffic would be horrible because there's ten million things happened and we got here quicker than we normally do. reporter
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a.m. it mostly affects areas near the beach and golden gate park. >> south bay city of milpitas may be joining other cities in outsourcing the police department but proposal to make that switch took an unexpected turn. david louie is live. david? >> this is clear budgets make services vulnerable that. is how the police department finds on the potential chopping block. it costs $22 million a year to operate. the city council wanted to find out could they save money by outsource something now, they may never find out. 95 office yefrz found themselves in the cross hairs. three of the five decided to explore outsourcing to save money. reaction was immediate. there are posters a web site, and citizens began to speak out. >> this doesn't work. quality isn't g service is not good. and we don't have compassion that we do from our police department here. >> residents have seen cut backs. and park and landscape maintenance were outsourced. 42 city employees laid off. >> lie brairys we don't want them to cut that. and maybe other stuff. i don't know. >> he says he couldn't break way but told m
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. the city had mer than what? a thousand complaints about how police behaved?. >> more than 1100. now, an investigation was done and this is the sum marie report. four pages. the chief of police says that 42 officers did not follow police procedures. these, by the way were all occupy oakland related demonstrations. again, 42 officer dz not follow procedure. most were minor like not turning on video recorders which is required but others included excessive force. the chief said it was an oakland police officer who fired a bean bag which hit the iraq war veteran scott olsen. in all there were more than 1100 complaints like mentioned before. now, here is deputy chief sean wents. >> when people make allegations of misconduct we take it seriously. we investigate it. where we are wrong we'll hold officers accountable. >> now here is what chief jordan is recommending. that two officers be fired, one demoted. three undergo counseling and training. 15 be suspended for 30 days. 23 receive written reprimands. mayor kwan reyachted to the report. she was not in oakland during the first crack down
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in san rafael. san francisco, 75 right now. it's going to be a delightful evening in the city. 85 in san jose and los gatos right now checking in at 90 degrees. we will go with clear sky overnight. less coastal fog. we still have a nice full moon out there so get out and enjoy. tomorrow will be the hottest day and we will look for cooling to take place as we head through the week. it looks like wednesday will really be the day when all of this starts to ease up a little bit. it's because of higher pressure, offshore winds, land breezes from land to the coast, the air compresses and that's why we are heating up. it will hang on for one more day. inland temperatures still near 100 degrees, possibly over that. livermore tomorrow, here is your temperature. i'm going to 101. that record for the date tomorrow is 102. so we could possibly see another record there. livermore set a new record today of 100 degrees. redwood city will be very close tomorrow, expecting 90 degrees there. the record is 93 in san jose. the high tomorrow 94 with the record there of 97. elsewhere the records are just
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the city. golden gate bridge direct announced it will be running buses and ferries in san francisco likely points of congestion here is a map that include land's end and chrissy field. there is baker going to be crowded as well and there will be half a dozen other special events to find out how to get there using public transportation go to abc 7 news.com. then click on the event you're going to. there it is. and there is a lot going on this weekend. >> it's great. you want to know what is the weather going to be like? >> there is condition that's will be favor rabl. it's a good thing it's over the weekend. we might have showers and there is a live view you can see sunny skies over the bay and over our inland locations there is and has been fog at the coast and it's beginning to, well, it has begun to spill throughout the golden gate just a little bit. there is a look, you can see the fog against the coastline there and this is governor has not happened there is 65 across the bay in oakland. 72 inland east bay and there is temperatures dropping off sharply and 14 degrees cooler now
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Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
few high clouds here and there. let me take you up toward the north coast. crescent city, towards eureka, moderate rain in association with a cold front that will bring the bay area rain just in time for the early morning commute. here's what it looks like on the satellite radar composite. a lot of cold air here. this is the batch of moisture moving into the north coast, but it's back here, this plume of moisture that will make its way across the bay area tomorrow morning. we'll take a look and pinpoint that time frame for you in a bit. ter fer now to -- >> terry: now to tonight's other big story, the baseball playoffs, another do-or-die game for the giants. sir gentleman quintana is at tt at&t to binge our team coverage. >> in the last hour, the winds have gotten blustery. the fans have gotten really loud, and there have been quite a few runs in favor of the giants, in the early part of the game. every fan i have talked to today says all they really want is to continue cheering even after today's matchup. >> go giants! >> for game six, giants fans are squawking their support for
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